Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) are childhood friends, constantly adjusting to the fact that they’re ageing. They lead separate lives across the United States, but are brought together by Billy’s engagement. The lifelong bachelor has finally decided to settle down, not so surprisingly with a much younger and incredibly blonde woman, […]Read more ›
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Set in Edo era Japan, 47 Ronin follows a band of disgraced samurai who have been stripped of their rank following the death of their lord. To reclaim their pride, the collective seek to murder the malevolent Lord Kira (Tadanobu Asano) who framed their kindly Lord Asano and holds his daughter captive behind a 1,000 strong army. Leading the pack […]Read more ›
R.I.P.D desperately strains to get laughs where it can and they only really come from Roy and Nick’s avatars, a Victoria’s Secret model and a short, elderly Chinese man respectively. But even then, the joke is milked way too much and by the end the audience is so unbelievably sick of it.Read more ›
In his new documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, director Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer) focuses his attention onto the freedom-fighting website Wikileaks and its infamous release of thousands of restricted military reports from the US Army. Gibney skillfully threads interviews, reenactments and archival […]Read more ›
If there really are extraterrestrial lifeforms observing Earth from somewhere in the depths of space, it’s safe to conclude that humanity’s epic love/hate relationship with Tom Cruise would be a source of particular fascination. After all, he is routinely condemned by many due to his role as the very public face of Scientology.Read more ›
So, you want to make an adventure movie, do you? All right, I can see why; they’re as popular as popular can be these days and boy, do they make a lot of money. I love a good swashbuckling adventure, who doesn’t? You can count me in, but remember, everyone’s making them today, you have to be careful, have to […]Read more ›